On December 7, 2009, the Senate Labor Committee approved a bill (S3094) requiring any contractor or subcontractor bidding on any public work to participate in a registered apprenticeship program for each separate trade involved on the job. The committee amended the bill to “phase in” the apprenticeship requirement in a manner which provides an opportunity for contractors which do not now have apprenticeship programs to make the transition needed to comply with the requirement.
On February 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly released final regulations implementing the 90-day waiting period limitation required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care…..
On April 1, 2019, New York State passed its 2019‒2020 budget with an amended Election Law §3-110, which provides employees with time off to vote.
On March 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that would update and clarify regular rate requirements. Specifically, the proposed rule lists perks and benefits, such as unused paid leave and reimbursed expenses that employers can exclude when calculating an employee’s regular rate of pay. This article provides concise answers to employers’ frequently asked questions about the proposed rule.